Car Won't Start and Security Light is On on Oldsmobile 98

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

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Average mileage: 162,298 (138,465–190,000)
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996
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1996 Oldsmobile 98 138,465 mi,
turn the key and nothing but dash power .shows security light on .
Car wont turn ovaer nor will it start
Car suddenly stopped.Had to be towed. Security light blinking.Nothing came on.Battery ran down. Starter,so]enoid,alternator checked. all worked.
1992 Oldsmobile 98 140,000 mi,
Go to start car and security light stays lit, no clicks no nothing, power to all dash lights radio ect. Tried both of my keys tried locking and unlocking with key fob no luck
My car won't start cause security lock showing on